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Enhancing Patient Engagement for LGBT Populations

Enhancing Patient Engagement for LGBT Populations

Mar 30
AHIMA's newest practice brief, "Improved Patient Engagement for LGBT Populations," provides guidelines and a range of suggestions for enhanced HIM practices for the LGBT community, plus those on a spectrum of sexual orientations and gender identities.

ACT Up Rally Celebrates 30th Anniversary with March & Rally

ACT Up Rally Celebrates 30th Anniversary with March & Rally

Mar 29
On Thursday, March 20 at the NYC AIDS Memorial in the West Village, ACT Up will observe their 30th Anniversary with a rally and march.

Fake Doctor Gets 10 Years for Bogus, Deadly Butt Injections

Fake Doctor Gets 10 Years for Bogus, Deadly Butt Injections

Mar 29
A judge has imposed a 10-year prison sentence on a South Florida transgender woman who performed illegal buttocks-enhancements, injecting her clients with toxic materials including tire sealant and superglue and causing one woman's death.

6 Steps to Prevent Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

6 Steps to Prevent Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

Mar 28
Research shows that Americans can prevent tens of thousands of colorectal cancer cases every year through diet, physically activity and weight management, say experts at the American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR).

U.S. Health Insurance Coverage Rates Reached Record Level in 2015

U.S. Health Insurance Coverage Rates Reached Record Level in 2015

By Eric Brus | Mar 28
The percentage of people under age 65 with health insurance increased to nearly 89 percent in 2015 -- the highest level in more than 40 years of record-keeping, according to a new fact sheet from the CDC.

Will Obamacare 'Explode,' As Trump Says?

Will Obamacare 'Explode,' As Trump Says?

Mar 27
House Speaker Paul Ryan says Obamacare will be the law of the land for the forseeable future.

Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

By Eric Brus | Mar 27
Two reports from the CDC show HIV diagnosis rates among people of color, with higher rates among Black women and not enough care among those recently diagnosed.

Spring Into Spring: Seven Ways to Be More Optimistic

Spring Into Spring: Seven Ways to Be More Optimistic

Mar 27
How do we spring into spring, a season that's all about new beginnings and rebirth? Dr. Sanam Hafeez, a NYC based licensed clinical psychologist, shares some tips.

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 26
Back in the '80s, when the population of gay men was rapidly decimated by AIDS one woman, Ruth Coker Burks, cared for them, stood beside them on their deathbed and made sure they were buried with basic human dignity.

Mental Makeover Month

Mental Makeover Month

By Jacob Glass | Mar 26
We must be very careful what we agree to, even mentally, because what we agree with, we are creating for ourselves. Just as there are no idle thoughts, there are no idle agreements, and that includes the next four years.

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